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Android Studio (Install)

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 10/12/2018.

Android Studio is the official IDE for Android development.


  • Visual layout editor
  • APK Analyzer
  • Fast emulator
  • Intelligent code editor
  • Flexible build system
  • Realtime profilers

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /PinnedToTaskbar - this put a shortcut on your taskbar to Android Studio.
  • /AddToDesktop - this puts a shortcut on your desktop to Android Studio.

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of -params.
For example: -params '"/PinnedToTaskbar /AddToDesktop"'.

To install Android Studio (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install androidstudio

To upgrade Android Studio (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade androidstudio


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url64      = ''
    $checksum64 = '6ee509f3391757fe87cc5c1e4970a0228fc1ad6ca34a8b31c0a28926179353a9'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      url64bit      = $url64
      softwareName  = 'Android Studio*'
      checksum64    = $checksum64
      checksumType64= 'sha256'
      silentArgs   = '/S'
      validExitCodes= @(0, 1223)
    $pp = Get-PackageParameters
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    if ($pp.PinnedToTaskbar) { 
        Write-Host "Param: PinToTaskbar - Pinning Android Studio to Taskbar..."
        Install-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem -TargetFilePath "${env:ProgramFiles}\Android\Android Studio\bin\studio64.exe"
    if ($pp.AddToDesktop) { 
        Write-Host "Param: AddToDesktop - Adding Android Studio Shortcut to Desktop..."
        $desktopPath = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
        Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
            -ShortcutFilePath "$desktopPath\Android Studio.lnk" `
            -TargetPath "${env:ProgramFiles}\Android\Android Studio\bin\studio64.exe"
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    function Uninstall-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem {
    Removes an item from the task bar linking to the provided path.
    .PARAMETER TargetFilePath
    The path to the application that should be launched when clicking on the task bar icon.
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem "${env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe"
      [parameter(Mandatory=$true, Position=0)][string] $targetFilePath
      Write-Debug "Running 'Uninstall-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem' with targetFilePath:`'$targetFilePath`'";
        if (test-path($targetFilePath)) {
          $verb = "Unpin from Taskbar"
          $path= split-path $targetFilePath 
          $shell=new-object -com "Shell.Application"  
          $item = $folder.Parsename((split-path $targetFilePath -leaf)) 
          $itemVerb = $item.Verbs() | ? {$_.Name.Replace("&","") -eq $verb} 
          if($itemVerb -eq $null){ 
            Write-Host "Android Studio is not pinned to the taskbar"
          } else { 
              Write-Host "`'$targetFilePath`' has been unpinned from the task bar on your desktop"
        } else {
          $errorMessage = "`'$targetFilePath`' does not exist, not able to unpin from task bar"
          Write-Warning $errorMessage
      } catch {
          Write-Warning "Unable to unpin. Error captured was $($_.Exception.Message)."
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem -TargetFilePath "${env:ProgramFiles}\Android\Android Studio\bin\studio64.exe"
    $desktopPath = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
    Remove-Item "$desktopPath\Android Studio.lnk" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Force
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      softwareName  = 'Android Studio*'
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      silentArgs   = '/S'
      validExitCodes= @(0, 1223)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Google JetBrains


© 2018 Google LLC


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Android Studio (Install) 2783 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 approved
Android Studio (Install) 5407 Tuesday, August 7, 2018 approved
Android Studio (Install) 2388 Monday, July 9, 2018 approved
Android Studio 2313 Monday, June 11, 2018 approved
Android Studio 5470 Wednesday, April 25, 2018 approved
Android Studio 2558 Wednesday, April 11, 2018 approved
Android Studio 2959 Tuesday, March 27, 2018 approved
Android Studio 10787 Tuesday, November 21, 2017 approved
Android Studio 1387 Friday, October 27, 2017 approved
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